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What to Do If You Don’t Like Your Child’s Teacher

Photo: Africa Studio (Shutterstock)It’s that time of year again: parent-teacher conference season. For 15 minutes, parents sit face-to-face with the person responsible for their kid’s education. For most, it’s a time for parents and...
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How to Discipline a Sensitive Child

Photo: fizkes (Shutterstock)As every parent knows, no two children are alike, and no one discipline strategy is guaranteed to work for every child. Given the diversity of personalities and temperaments, parenting requires adapting to...
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How to Jumpstart a Career in the Trades

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock)For the past few decades, college was seen as the winning choice for anyone who wanted to make a good living. But recently that old wisdom is increasingly under scrutiny. Evidence suggests...
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Should You Look at Your Medical Test Results Early?

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock)Some of us are just curious. If you had a medical test done, and the results are sitting in your chart, don’t you want to know what they say right now? But...
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Take These Tech Courses for Free This Week

Photo: fizkes (Shutterstock)If you have been thinking about learning a new skill or already have experience in the tech field, this week is a good chance to take online tech courses for free. From...
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How to Tell If Your Child Is Gifted (and What to Do If They Are)

Photo: Drazen Zigic (Shutterstock)One of the most divisive topics in education is gifted education. Even the word itself—gifted—has caused debate. The efficacy and equity of gifted programs came under fire in 2021 when New...
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Why You Shouldn’t Trust the US News ‘Best Colleges’ Rankings

Photo: Spiroview Inc (Shutterstock)The ubiquitous US News college rankings attempt to answer an inherently subjective question—“Where should I go to college?”—with hard numbers. While an admirable goal to some extent, the resulting list is...
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